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PR News Announces Winners of 2015 Social Media Icon Awards

PR News recognized the winners and honorable mentions of its 2015 Social Media Icon Awards at the Ritz-Carlton in beautiful Miami Beach, on June 3, 2015.  | MORE »

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7 Snapchat Strategy Secrets from the Miami Marlins

Snapchat’s users represent that ever-elusive and important youth demographic. It has the potential to convert young people into loyal brand ambassadors and future customers. For some brands, that opportunity is too good to pass up. | MORE »

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How Social Listening Can Help Make Sense of Your Brand’s Online Reputation

In order for communicators to capitalize on social listening, they need to involve multiple disciplines within their organizations, such as sales, HR and product development. By getting more disciplines involved in your social listening, you have a better chance to monetize your social channels. | MORE »

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4 Ways to Blog That Will Inspire Trust and Shares

Blogging has one main leg up on social media platforms whose algorithms are constantly changing: On your blog, you make the rules. An effective blog also serves as the hub for all your other social channels, all while providing a platform to engage with your audience. | MORE »

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Caitlyn Jenner Breaks the Internet Using Old Media

Many have championed Caitlyn Jenner as a hero for the LGBT movement. But it’s her creative use of the media that should hold the attention of communications professionals. | MORE »

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5 Tips to Help PR and IT Work Together

The growing connection between PR and IT can really help lead an organization in the direction of innovation and change. Mobilizing these two departments to find synergies will help them work together to achieve the same goals. | MORE »

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6 Tips for Shooting Great Corporate Video Interviews

For brands and organizations that are just beginning to develop their online video programming, a good deal of the content will initially focus on creating mini documentaries and conducting interviews with C-level executives and other senior managers. | MORE »

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Consumers Choose Video Over Reading

Consumers are nearly 50 percent more likely to read email newsletters that feature links to video, according to a survey of 1,051 people conducted by online video app company Animoto. | MORE »

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Influencers Hiding in Plain Sight on LinkedIn Communications

Find key reporters covering your market. Check. Engage influencers who can propel your message. Check. Spark conversations with your audience. Check. LinkedIn provides these and other opportunities, but PR execs for the most part continue to give the social network short shrift. | MORE »

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Thought Leaders Key to Revamp of Teen Brand

Launched in 2008 as Virtual Piggy (VPIG), Oink realized that it needed to rebrand to increase its appeal to the hip, young Generations Y and Z that its products were created for, as well as their parents—the buyers of the digital wallet service. The revamp needed to differentiate the brand, whose products include an app and a debit card, from competitors in what is an increasingly congested market. | MORE »

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